54 Feature Giveaway - Find a Fido his forever home and walk away the grand prize winner!
56 Celebrity Interview - Rock star and Matchbox 20 front man, Rob Thomas, helps keep “Pets Alive.”
58 CSI: Canine Scene Interview Eva LaRue and Omar Miller strike a natural balance for guide dogs.
60 Idolized Kris Allen is hot! Idolized by America,including one lucky pooch.
62 Paw & Order Sherlock Bones to the crime scene,leaving no trail uncovered.
66 Comedic Splendor Last Comic Standing’s Rebecca Corry places Fido in the front row.
70 3rd Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 FIDO Friendly hits the Mother Road in then ame of pet adoption.
72 Boo: Facebook Fido Phenom Inside the sensation of teddy bear faced Internet pup.
74 First and Goal: Fido Football Fun Doggy tailgating and canine college mascots kick off the season.
29 Day Trip Leashes and leaves, concords and canines: Winery style.
30 Dog Talk with Harrison Forbes FIDO Friendly’s new travel expert debuts his canine column.
32 Fido Al Fresco Doggy dining designedwith puppy palates in mind.
34 Destination Review Coastal California town coos to canines.
36 The Whistler Get a snow mojo on as Fido travels to Canada, eh?
38 Trump SoHo Oh SoHo Fido in all its New York pomp and splendor.
40 Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Scotty in Scottsdale beckons for sandy, southern fun.
42 Ashland Springs Hotel Charm and history meet elegance and comfort doggy-style.
44 The Resort at the Mountain In Mt. Hood.
46 Huntington Beach Surf’s Up at Shorebreak Hotel.
48 Laguna Beach Summer never ends at the Pacific Edge Hotel.
50 The Carlton A New York powerhouse of old-world Fido charm.
51 Delamar Greenwich Harbor Yachting! Take a rideon a yacht with Fido.
52 California Coast Finale - The finale in Carmel.
13 Best in Show Rembrandt for Rovers helps dogs one brushstroke at a time.
14 Local Letters to the Editor and readers raise the bark high.
16 Leave No Dog Offline - Follow our Facebook Fido fun and become a tail-wagging tweet.
20 The Parlor From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.
22 FIDO Expo - Dutchess and 50 other Fido tongues in all their glory! The phenomenon continues…
24 Canine Connection Trendy must-haves for mutts and pedigrees alike.
77 Table For Two Food for Fido and family.
79 Crate & Garden Everybody in the leaf pile (and other fall Fido fun)!
80 Bowser on a Budget Halloween costumes on a boo-string budget.
81 Adoption Story “Unadoptable” dog finds her“Ivory” tower and forever home.
82 He Yaps/She Yaps Separate and equal: Solving the being apart issue.
83 The Glossary Impress your vet with Bingo’s lingo.
84 Psychology Be his friend, find your lover.
85 Diet/Nutrition - Can dogs have eating disorders?
86 The Doc is In - What’s it like to be a vet in today’s modern world?
98 The Backyard - Abandoned Italian dog lightsup America.
87 Galleria - Fall into autumn with the latest products to hit the canine market.
90 Travel Directory - Hotels and Inns that welcome Fido from sea to shining sea.
94 Marketplace - Check out our collection of unique products in FIDO’s marketplace.
From this issue
54 Feature Giveaway Our biggest contest bone-anza ever: Save a dog and win $1,500 in prizes!
56 Cover Story Dog lover and pop icon Betty White shares her golden secrets with wit and candor, “…I’m having a ball, and I love what I do.”
60 Best Of We sniffed, scoured and pointed at the 50 best in Fido’s universe.
31 Day Trip Canine memories made in under 24 hours.
32 Off Track Non-traditional modes of transport take Fido to new heights.
34 The Naked Dog Celebrate leash-less adventures beach style.
36 Fido Al Fresco From waiters to waggers, high tail it to these canine-welcoming eateries.
38 Girlfriend Getaways One part girlfriends plus one part Fido equals one “fur-bulous” vacation.
40 Baltimore Inner Harbor Dogs hit a home run at the Hilton Baltimore.
42 Austin, Texas Saddle up, doggies, for a southern adventure at The Driskill.
44 Showboat Atlantic City All bets are on, as dogs get the red carpet boardwalk treatment.
46 California Coast: Part III Romacing the PCH.
48 Travel Tip How to travel with a fearful Fido.
50 Big Bear Cool Cabins Get your grizzly on at this sizzling California find.
52 Writing Contest Winner We asked, you wrote. Find out who won our first ever writing contest.
13 Best in Show “Wonder woman” of rescue gives dogs a place to bark.
14 Community Get ready to wag that tail as we introduce some of our Fido fur-ends and fans.
16 Leave No Dog Offline™ Social media roars with our standout Facebook and Twitter followers.
20 The Parlor Find it, sniff it, unearth it in our activity center.
22 FIDO Expo Our parade of dog tongues continues with this special 50th issue photo exposé.
26 Canine Connection Human consumption with Fido in mind.
28 Media Hound Lead reads and must-have media.
71 Table For Two Chef Jordi Farrès toasts for both.
74 Crate & Garden From Mother Nature’s garden to Fido’s feed bowl.
75 Adoption Story Nation adopts Patrick the pitbull.
76 Bowser on a Budget Hotels with travel deals during the dog days of summer.
77 He Yaps/She Yaps Nip a biter.
79 The Glossary Vet behind the ears?
80 Psychology Restoring human bonds with animal traits Leashes and Lovers style.
82 Diet Homeopathic remedies and flower essences to soothe a doggy soul.
84 The Doc is In Tending to Fido’s opposite end.
98 The Backyard Dog “tales” from readers’ very own back yards.
85 Galleria Some cool products to beat the heat and indulge the canine senses.
90 Travel Directory Top quality hotels for the roads less traveled and worth a sniff or two.
94 Marketplace Check out our collection of unique products in FIDO’s marketplace.
From this issue
38 Oogy’s Triumph of Spirit From bait dog to model canine citizen, Oogy’s heartwarming story.
42 Japanese Disaster How Fido forges into destruction and out of devastation.
44 Airport Protocol Making flying safe, practical and fun canine-style.
48 The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall…In Love Big dogs and the people who love them.
52 Wet, Wild & Safe Water, water everywhere and keeping Fido out of harm’s way.
54 Order in the Court & Classrooms Not your ordinary therapy dogs, these pooches raise the bar (and gavel).
56 Westminster 2011 The inside sniff at the world’s greatest dog show.
58 Feeding Fido Simple solutions to six of the most common feeding dilemmas.
60 Fido’s Bucket List Living his best life with a lifetime “must do” list.
62 Glamping Take one part glam, add one part camp, and toss in a wag for good measure.
66 Life is a Highway Every stage and every age, traveling with dogs.
68 Fido Al Fresco’ “Bone” appétit with a three-course meal and four-paw crowd.
70 Inn by the Sea Private beach, eco-friendly resort and red carpet treatment ala Maine.
72 Puttin’ on the Ritz Fido puts the glitz in New York’s Ritz Carlton.
74 Ocean Beach San Diego A top-ranked Fido-friendly city beckons surf’s and paws’ up.
76 Sheepscot Harbour Village and Resort Mid-Coast Maine is full of paws-ibilities.
78 Heathman Kirkland Luxury awaits in Kirkland, Washington.
80 Belly up to the bar, Bowser Five Fido-friendly Seattle bars.
82 California’s Pacific Coast Highway Part two of our California dreamin’ adventure, with the top rolled down.
84 Santa Barbara’s Beach House Inn Canine cozy beach house leaves tails wagging.
12 The Parlor Puparazzi and Crossword Puzzle; Fido Feed/Weird News, Paw-tastic Anagram; Letters to the Editor, Where’s Fido, Fido’s Facebook Fan Fun.
20 Show Us Your Tongues Fido’s fifty fave tongues on display.
22 Crate & Garden Spaw-tastic indoor spas for Fido’s inner Zen puppy; Good fences make safe dog neighbors.
26 Pet Nutrition Make it and bake it for Fido from scratch.
28 The Doc is In Expert advice for ailing joints.
30 Bowser on a Budget Save cha-ching on doggy bling.
32 Training 101 Come back with our off-leash recall methods.
34 Adoption Story A journey to freedom for beagles sprung from laboratories.
36 Leashes & Lovers Cohesive cohabiting for canines merging doghouses.
98 Lead Reads Women digging dogs and detectives, all in our book reviews.
85 Lifestyle Guide
88 Camping & Hiking Guide
90 Travel Guide